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Latitude: 54.8479 / 54°50'52"N
Longitude: -2.0539 / 2°3'14"W
OS Eastings: 396636
OS Northings: 550346
OS Grid: NY966503
Mapcode National: GBR GD3C.4Y
Mapcode Global: WHB2Z.FD5V
Entry Name: Gowland's Cottage
Listing Date: 18 June 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1370259
English Heritage Legacy ID: 240411
Location: Blanchland, Northumberland, DH8
Civil Parish: Blanchland
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Blanchland with Hunstanworth
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
BLANCHLAND THE SQUARE Blanchland
24/44 Gowland's Cottage
House, formerly monastic building. C15 remodelled mid-C18. Rubble with
dressings; stone slate roof. Front elevation 2 storeys, 4 bays, irregular.
Vertical-panelled dooriin bay 2 and between bays 3 and 4, the latter in
chamfered surround with depressed rounded head. Late C19 sashes in C18 stone
surrounds (except for ground floor bay 3 C20 window in earlier chamfered
surround). Stone end and ridge stacks. Rear elevation: varied fenestration
including former 2-light window in chamfered surround on 1st floor and blocked,
chamfered single-light window on ground floor.
Interior: central ground floor room has C15 ceiling with heavy transverse
beam and joists, all chamfered with broach stops.
A much-altered building which appears to be the southern part of the monastic
east range, presumably the dorter at lst floor level.
Listing NGR: NY9663650350
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